Rutland City in the Dark: Northeast Blackout of November 9, 1965
“Rutland City in the Dark” a major power failure causing a Northeast Blackout on November 9, 1965 is revisited and its steps to resolve it explained in this article by Clifford Giffin.
Mr. Giffin began his career in the electrical utility industry in 1946, retiring in 1990 as Vice President of Operations.
As a local participant in the resolution of this dramatic power interruption, Mr. Giffin relates the causes of the failure and steps taken to resolve the problem that affected thousands of individuals and businesses in the Northeast.
A fascinating account, accompanied by numerous photographs, lending interest to this major disruption of daily life.